A high [1030 hPa] near New Zealand extends a ridge along the east Queensland
coast. The ridge will relax as the high weakens further over the next few days.
A trough over the western Coral Sea will approach the central Queensland coast
today before weakening late this evening. A new trough will approach southern
Queensland waters from the west over the weekend.
[issued 0436 Thursday]
DOUBLE ISLAND POINT TO POINT DANGER
Thursday until midnight: Winds: S/SE 20/25 knots early morning, SE 15/20 knots
during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 2.2 metres, easing to 1.7 metres during
the afternoon. Swell: E/SE 2.5 to 3 metres, abating to 2 to 2.5 metres during
the day. Isolated showers.
Friday: Winds: S/SE 10/15 knots, tending E/SE 10/15 knots in the afternoon and
evening. Winds reaching 15/20 knots at times offshore north of Cape Moreton.
Seas: 1.2 metres, reaching 1.7 metres offshore north of Cape Moreton. Swell: 1.5
to 2 metres, abating to less than 1.5 metres in the evening. Isolated showers,
tending scattered in the north in the evening.
Saturday: Winds: SE/NE 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots at times before tending
N/NE 15/20 knots late afternoon and evening.
High Tide: 1.5m on Thu at 05.32pm and 1.0m on Fri at 05.50am
Low Tide: 0.3m on Thu at 10.37am and 0.3m on Fri at 12.07am